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- Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22
Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities in order to improve the assessment of vulnerability and risks linked to extreme... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 123.54
This book offers a unique collection of inter- and multidisciplinary studies on river systems. Rivers have been the prime source of sustenance since the advent of civilization and river systems often form the basis for agriculture, transport, water, and land for domestic, commercial, and industrial activities, fostering economic prosperity. A river... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 112.31
The author presents in The Drift of Sea Ice the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. The resulting system of equations is analysed for the general properties of sea ice drift, the free drift model and analytical models for ice drift in the presence of internal friction,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 134.77
This book compiles studies on interactions of land-cover and land-use change with climate in a region where warming is most pronounced. Covers the latest satellite sensing combined with GIS, assesses current land-cover changes and potential future scenarios. more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 123.54
Informed by insights arising from both field and laboratory observations, this book surveys progress in hydrogeology, including changes in conceptualization, new approaches to simulating groundwater flow and transport and new hydrogeophysical methods. more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 159.95
Encompassing geomorphology, hydrology and agricultural engineering, this provides an interdisciplinary review of a topic important in both Scientific And Practical Terms - With The Specific Aim Of Promoting interaction between modellers, field workers and laboratory experimentalists. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33
Since the publication of the first edition (1994) there have been rapid developments in the application of hydrology, geomorphology and ecology to stream management. In particular, growth has occurred in the areas of stream rehabilitation and the evaluation of environmental flow needs. The concept of stream health has been adopted as a way of assessing... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00
Is it really true that deforestation and the land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? The validity of this paradigm has been increasingly questioned. This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00
This book is an introduction to the physical processes of cohesive sediment in the marine environment. It focuses on highly dynamic systems, such as estuaries and coastal seas. Processes on the continental shelf are also discussed and attention is given to the effects of chemistry, biology and gas. The process descriptions are based on hydrodynamic... more...